CHENNAI: After Karnam Malleswari's historic bronze at the Sydney Olympics 16 years ago, weightlifting was considered one of the fields where India could harvest more medals. However, a spate of doping cases, especially during the Athens Olympics ... New Indian Express, 2 months ago
Draped in a fetching silk saree, in her 12th floor chamber in the Food Corporation of India building in central Delhi, Karnam Malleswari doesn't look an Olympic medal-winning weightlifter. Get her talking about the sport she loves, particularly ...Outlook India, 1 week ago
Sushil Kumar, the only Indian to win two Olympic medals in wrestling, will not be in Rio for his fourth successive Games, after losing a court battle seeking a trial to claim a spot. Sushil, now 33, will have to be motivated, fighting fit and lucky ...Outlook India, 2 weeks ago
India has not missed participating in any Olympic Games since its debut 96 years ago. For long, going to the Olympics for Indian athletes meant participation, not winning. That mindset changed only after liberalisation and the opening of the Indian ...Hindu Business Line, 1 month ago
Several Indian women have excelled on the sporting stage over the years, across sport. Some have pulled out all the stops in the track-and-field arena, some on the tennis court, and some not even on a playing field. Here, we profile 10 iconic ...Yahoo! India, 2 months ago
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